Cannabis factory uncovered at family home in east Cambridgeshire

Cannabis factory at Littleport house where young child lived was uncovered thanks to a police tip-off from local residents.

A cannabis factory inside a Littleport house where a young child lived was uncovered thanks to a police tip-off from local residents. - Credit: POLICING EAST CAMBS FACEBOOK

A cannabis factory inside an east Cambridgeshire house where a young child lived was uncovered thanks to a police tip-off from local residents.

Members of the public contacted officers with concerns that cannabis was being grown at a property in Littleport where a young child was living.

Their suspicions were correct and police visited the home in Upton Place on Monday February 21 and seized the cannabis. 

The owner was given a caution and measures are in place to ensure safeguarding for the child.

Cannabis is illegal to possess, distribute, sell or grow in the UK. It s classified as a Class B drug. 

Anyone who is caught with cannabis risks up to five years imprisonment, an unlimited fine, or both.

Report concerns to police via https://orlo.uk/f6U3D